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Consumer Protection Al Batinah North participates in the events of the Arab and World Water day

05/04/2017

Under The auspices His Excellency Ali Mohammed Al Abri Undersecretary for Water Resources, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, the Directorate General of Consumer Protection of the Al Batinah

 

North participated in the events of the Arab and World Water day on the 22nd March of each year.
The participation of the Directorate-General for Consumer Protection was an awareness section, that included awareness leaflets, in addition to small exhibition with some samples of goods taken from the market. Visitors were also introduced to ways and means of avoiding fraud in consumer goods, and the need to verify the product label before buying and choose the most appropriate of it.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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